Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Vitales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Check out EDDMapS.org to see where this has been reported.
Read about Bushkiller from Alan Weakley and the Southern Appalachian Botanical Society.
Learn more about Causonis from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Flora of North America
Bushkiller, Sorrel Vine
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Robert J. Richardson, North Carolina State University, Bugwood.org bug_2105065
Salmon-colored flowers develop in umbels. Fruits are black or white berries, per www.invasive.org.
Robert J. Richardson, North Carolina State University, Bugwood.org bug_2105066
Each leaf has 5 ovate to orbicular leaflets. A tendril is opposite each leaf, per www.invasive.org.
Non-native: southeast Asia
Documented growing wild in - NC -
Look for it in disturbed areas, suburban woodlands, per Weakley's Flora
This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:
Compound: 5 leaflets
Leaves have petioles.
Leaves are subtended by deciduous stipules.
Pale pink? cream?
Bisexual & unisexual
5 stamens, abortive in pistillate flowers
Flowers in an umbel
Black or white
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!